Branch contacts

By phone:

Dedicated Sutton Group telephone line (24 hours) 020 8395 6060

By email:

Direct email -

Group Coordinator -

Group Support Team -

Speak to the Committee

  • Group Coordinator, Newsletter and Website editor, Alistair Hutchinson - 020 8395 6060
  • Vice Group Coordinator and Secretary Brian Doonar - 020 8642 4746
  • Support Volunteer team 020 835 6060
  • Finance Volunteer, Christine Longstaff 01737 362698
  • Fundraising Volunteer, Nigel Griffiths - 020 8661 9228

Our Support Volunteer framework

5 trained Support Volunteers – we are delighted to confirm that we now have 5 trained Support Volunteers – Alistair Hutchinson, Jo Withers, Chrissie Till, Brian Doonar and, our latest Support Volunteer, Samantha (Sam) Dunn

Proposed support services – the five of us can help as follows:

** Sutton MS Group 24 Hour Helpline – our phone line has been upgraded to enable Alistair to transfer calls to Jo when he is away

** Personal advice/support - we can assist on a confidential basis and have contact details of the 20/25 local organisations that can provide local support, such as Age UK; Citizens Advice Bureau; Sutton Carers’ Centre: Shopmobility plus we are very happy to meet you to discuss any personal concerns that you may have eg medical, financial etc. Any such discussions will be totally confidential.

** Benefits and advocacy we can signpost you to Ray Stonehill who is a benefits advisor commissioned by the MS Society. Contact Ray on 07986 514 513 or

** Social activities within the Borough - we have details of the many local Groups that coordinate a huge range of social activities throughout the week.

** Support Grants – we can assist in preparing Support Grant applications – either from our own Sutton MS Group funds or from the MSS

** Advice on domestic security – we can help put you in touch with both the local police and the Council to obtain advice about potential internet and banking scams, security arrangements for your home and/or the Safer Sutton Trader Scheme

** Keynotes – we shall continue to publicise how we can help locally, as well as publishing details of MSS research developments and new MSS Information Guides

** MSS Disability Law Service we have also outlined below a brief summary of the legal advice service available via the MSS.

Any questions?

Please contact us either through our Sutton MS Group Helpline or our special email, and one of us will get back to you asap.

** Sutton MS Group Helpline – 020 8395 6060 or **

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